The Dunning-Kruger Effect — our incompetence masks our ability to recognize our incompetence


“People who do things badly are usually supremely confident of their abilities―more confident, in fact, than people who do things well.”
David Dunning, Cornell University

O artigo original:
Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties of Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-assessments,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1999, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 1121-1134.

Um artigo de 6 de Fevereiro de 2000 no New York Times.

Um novo artigo que volta a este tema, agora com uma pequena entrevista com um dos autores: David Dunning.


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